• How Does Fastag Calculate Charges for Roundtrip Journey

    Fastag, which was introduced by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highway in the year 2017 has been made compulsory across the country. Vehicles that travel through the national highway are required to pay toll gate charges and with the use of Fastag, the charges get deducted from an online wallet automatically. If you are wondering how this process works, then keep on reading.

    FASTag Roundtrip Charges

    Single-trip and round-trip tolls are charged differently. A round trip is defined as going through a toll plaza twice in a given amount of time. If a single journey costs Rs.50 and you plan to pass through that same toll on your way back, you won't have to pay another Rs.50. Instead, you will pay half of the original fee, which will be 25. Hence, your entire round-trip will cost you Rs.75. When you do a round journey, this is what happens:

    • FASTag will deduct Rs.50 the first time a customer crosses a toll.
    • The difference between Rs.75 and Rs.50, which is Rs.25, would be deducted at the toll when the customer returns.
    • However, if the customer crosses the toll road again, he or she would be charged Rs.50 more.

    So, in conclusion, there will be a pre-determined charge for single and round travels, with charges varying from toll to toll. In this example, one round-journey costs Rs.50. When the passenger returns to the toll, Rs.25 will be subtracted from the entire roundtrip cost, bringing the total roundtrip cost to Rs.75.

    FAQs on FASTag Roundtrip Charges

    1. How much does FASTag charges for round trip?

      The charges for a round trip vary by states. FASTag deducts the single trip cost for the first trip and deducts the difference between the first and second journeys when you pass through the toll again.

    2. How money is deducted from FASTag?

      The money is deducted automatically from your account when you pass through a toll gate.

    3. What is the minimum and maximum recharge amount in FASTag?

      The minimum recharge amount in FASTag is Rs.100 while the maximum recharge amount is Rs.20,000.

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